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An analysis of the association between genetic variations of the inflammation biomarker C-reactive protein (CRP) with coronary heart disease failed to support a causal association, according to a study in the July 1 issue of JAMA.
New White Paper Reveals Power of Statins in Fighting Cardiovascular Disease WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The adverse health and financial impact of cardiovascular disease - the number one killer of men and women in America - can be significantly reduced through the well monitored use of statins according to a major white paper release today by the non-profit Senior Center for Health and Security (SCHS). The white paper, Saving America's Seniors With Statins: Solving a...
Researchers from North Carolina State University and Mayo Clinic have developed a computer model that medical doctors can use to determine the best time to begin using statin therapy in diabetes patients to help prevent heart disease and stroke.
Statins, which lower cholesterol, may have a protective effect in the prevention of liver cancer and may reduce gallbladder removal risk, U.S. researchers say.
Thousands of lives could be saved every year if doctors expanded their criteria for which patients should be taking statins, drugs used to prevent heart attacks and strokes, according to a new study.
hsCRP test used in JUPITER trial extended across portfolio ORLANDO, Fla., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a guidance document issued by the FDA(1), not all high sensitivity CRP (c-reactive protein) tests are cleared to identify and assess individuals at risk for future cardiovascular disease.
More than 6 million heart patients might benefit from statins to prevent heart attacks and strokes, U.S. researchers said. Dr. Erin D.
Study expands on recent findings showing benefits for patients with low cholesterol
The stress of first love, first break up, gossip, exams and fights with parents can impact teens' health when they become adults, U.S. researchers said. Andrew J.
Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that patients who were taking statins before a stroke experienced better outcomes and recovery than patients who weren't on the drug â€” even when their cholesterol levels were ideal.
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